The Psalms and Our Songs

The Psalms are important for a number of reasons. For one, they take up a fairly large portion of Scripture and they have been a comfort for many. Spurgeon, known as the “prince of preachers,” struggled with depression and he found comfort and solace in the Psalms. He spent some twenty years writing his three-volume […]

Art through the Eyes of Faith

Introduction: How should we think about art? Why has art had such a varied history? What explains why we can relate to both “sad reflective art” as well as “joyous exuberant art”? How does art in its various forms sometimes make us yearn for something that seems out of reach? These are big questions and questions […]

Dustin Kensrue – This Is War

Thought provoking song and video.    “This Is War,”  Allen Swoope and Dustin Kensrue: “This is war like you ain’t seen. This winter’s long, it’s cold and mean. With hangdog hearts we stood condemned, But the tide turns now at Bethlehem. This is war and born tonight, The Word as flesh, the Lord of Light, […]

Sing the Gospel

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” ~Colossians 3:16 Introduction Colossians 3:16 comes in the context of thankfulness and living in light of the gospel. In the beginning of Colossians 3 […]

Ten Songs for those Struggling with Addiction

“Start Over” – Flame feat. NF “Relief” (Acoustic) – Wolves At The Gate (feat Toby Morrell) “Redeemed”- Big Daddy Weave “Break the Cycle” – For Today “Killa” – Lecrae “This Is Amazing Grace” – Phil Wickham “Lord, I Need You” – Matt Maher “Rock of Ages” – Ascend the Hill “Your Great Name” – Natalie […]

The Subversive Nature of True Art

True beauty and art subvert the lie whispered in the Garden that roars in cacophonous echo today: “You shall be like gods!” We walk the path that was blazed by our forebears; we autonomously seek for meaning in ourselves. Yet, periodically we stand before a sunset or Mozart or some other masterpiece and our autonomous […]

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